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Q:  If I purchase a bottle of juice, is it subject to sales tax?

A: 

Sales tax does not apply to beverages that contain:

 

§          more than 50% fruit or vegetable juice

§          milk or milk substitutes

 

Beverages that contain a sweetener (natural or artificial) are subject to sales tax, unless it meets above criteria. Unsweetened beverages are not taxable.

More information
Special Notice: Taxability of Soft Drinks(pdf)
WAC 458-20-244
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